Next: How to reset the special folder on Win 10

How to reset the special folder on Win 10



Create with your notepad a file .reg and copy the following code



===== BEGIN reset SPECIAL FOLDER of CURRENT USER.reg ===============

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

;Resets all Per-User Special Folder Paths in Windows 10
;Max , http://next72.blogspot.com
;Jul 23, 2017

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders]
"AppData"=hex(2):25,00,55,00,53,00,45,00,52,00,50,00,52,00,4f,00,46,00,49,00,\
  4c,00,45,00,25,00,5c,00,41,00,70,00,70,00,44,00,61,00,74,00,61,00,5c,00,52,\
  00,6f,00,61,00,6d,00,69,00,6e,00,67,00,00,00
"Cache"=hex(2):25,00,55,00,53,00,45,00,52,00,50,00,52,00,4f,00,46,00,49,00,4c,\
  00,45,00,25,00,5c,00,41,00,70,00,70,00,44,00,61,00,74,00,61,00,5c,00,4c,00,\
  6f,00,63,00,61,00,6c,00,5c,00,4d,00,69,00,63,00,72,00,6f,00,73,00,6f,00,66,\
  00,74,00,5c,00,57,00,69,00,6e,00,64,00,6f,00,77,00,73,00,5c,00,49,00,4e,00,\
  65,00,74,00,43,00,61,00,63,00,68,00,65,00,00,00
"Cookies"=hex(2):25,00,55,00,53,00,45,00,52,00,50,00,52,00,4f,00,46,00,49,00,\
  4c,00,45,00,25,00,5c,00,41,00,70,00,70,00,44,00,61,00,74,00,61,00,5c,00,4c,\
  00,6f,00,63,00,61,00,6c,00,5c,00,4d,00,69,00,63,00,72,00,6f,00,73,00,6f,00,\
  66,00,74,00,5c,00,57,00,69,00,6e,00,64,00,6f,00,77,00,73,00,5c,00,49,00,4e,\
  00,65,00,74,00,43,00,6f,00,6f,00,6b,00,69,00,65,00,73,00,00,00
"Desktop"=hex(2):25,00,55,00,53,00,45,00,52,00,50,00,52,00,4f,00,46,00,49,00,\
  4c,00,45,00,25,00,5c,00,44,00,65,00,73,00,6b,00,74,00,6f,00,70,00,00,00
"Favorites"=hex(2):25,00,55,00,53,00,45,00,52,00,50,00,52,00,4f,00,46,00,49,00,\
  4c,00,45,00,25,00,5c,00,46,00,61,00,76,00,6f,00,72,00,69,00,74,00,65,00,73,\
  00,00,00
"History"=hex(2):25,00,55,00,53,00,45,00,52,00,50,00,52,00,4f,00,46,00,49,00,\
  4c,00,45,00,25,00,5c,00,41,00,70,00,70,00,44,00,61,00,74,00,61,00,5c,00,4c,\
  00,6f,00,63,00,61,00,6c,00,5c,00,4d,00,69,00,63,00,72,00,6f,00,73,00,6f,00,\
  66,00,74,00,5c,00,57,00,69,00,6e,00,64,00,6f,00,77,00,73,00,5c,00,48,00,69,\
  00,73,00,74,00,6f,00,72,00,79,00,00,00
"Local AppData"=hex(2):25,00,55,00,53,00,45,00,52,00,50,00,52,00,4f,00,46,00,\
  49,00,4c,00,45,00,25,00,5c,00,41,00,70,00,70,00,44,00,61,00,74,00,61,00,5c,\
  00,4c,00,6f,00,63,00,61,00,6c,00,00,00
"My Music"=hex(2):25,00,55,00,53,00,45,00,52,00,50,00,52,00,4f,00,46,00,49,00,\
  4c,00,45,00,25,00,5c,00,4d,00,75,00,73,00,69,00,63,00,00,00
"My Pictures"=hex(2):25,00,55,00,53,00,45,00,52,00,50,00,52,00,4f,00,46,00,49,\
  00,4c,00,45,00,25,00,5c,00,50,00,69,00,63,00,74,00,75,00,72,00,65,00,73,00,\
  00,00
"My Video"=hex(2):25,00,55,00,53,00,45,00,52,00,50,00,52,00,4f,00,46,00,49,00,\
  4c,00,45,00,25,00,5c,00,56,00,69,00,64,00,65,00,6f,00,73,00,00,00
"NetHood"=hex(2):25,00,55,00,53,00,45,00,52,00,50,00,52,00,4f,00,46,00,49,00,\
  4c,00,45,00,25,00,5c,00,41,00,70,00,70,00,44,00,61,00,74,00,61,00,5c,00,52,\
  00,6f,00,61,00,6d,00,69,00,6e,00,67,00,5c,00,4d,00,69,00,63,00,72,00,6f,00,\
  73,00,6f,00,66,00,74,00,5c,00,57,00,69,00,6e,00,64,00,6f,00,77,00,73,00,5c,\
  00,4e,00,65,00,74,00,77,00,6f,00,72,00,6b,00,20,00,53,00,68,00,6f,00,72,00,\
  74,00,63,00,75,00,74,00,73,00,00,00
"Personal"=hex(2):25,00,55,00,53,00,45,00,52,00,50,00,52,00,4f,00,46,00,49,00,\
  4c,00,45,00,25,00,5c,00,44,00,6f,00,63,00,75,00,6d,00,65,00,6e,00,74,00,73,\
  00,00,00
"PrintHood"=hex(2):25,00,55,00,53,00,45,00,52,00,50,00,52,00,4f,00,46,00,49,00,\
  4c,00,45,00,25,00,5c,00,41,00,70,00,70,00,44,00,61,00,74,00,61,00,5c,00,52,\
  00,6f,00,61,00,6d,00,69,00,6e,00,67,00,5c,00,4d,00,69,00,63,00,72,00,6f,00,\
  73,00,6f,00,66,00,74,00,5c,00,57,00,69,00,6e,00,64,00,6f,00,77,00,73,00,5c,\
  00,50,00,72,00,69,00,6e,00,74,00,65,00,72,00,20,00,53,00,68,00,6f,00,72,00,\
  74,00,63,00,75,00,74,00,73,00,00,00
"Programs"=hex(2):25,00,55,00,53,00,45,00,52,00,50,00,52,00,4f,00,46,00,49,00,\
  4c,00,45,00,25,00,5c,00,41,00,70,00,70,00,44,00,61,00,74,00,61,00,5c,00,52,\
  00,6f,00,61,00,6d,00,69,00,6e,00,67,00,5c,00,4d,00,69,00,63,00,72,00,6f,00,\
  73,00,6f,00,66,00,74,00,5c,00,57,00,69,00,6e,00,64,00,6f,00,77,00,73,00,5c,\
  00,53,00,74,00,61,00,72,00,74,00,20,00,4d,00,65,00,6e,00,75,00,5c,00,50,00,\
  72,00,6f,00,67,00,72,00,61,00,6d,00,73,00,00,00
"Recent"=hex(2):25,00,55,00,53,00,45,00,52,00,50,00,52,00,4f,00,46,00,49,00,4c,\
  00,45,00,25,00,5c,00,41,00,70,00,70,00,44,00,61,00,74,00,61,00,5c,00,52,00,\
  6f,00,61,00,6d,00,69,00,6e,00,67,00,5c,00,4d,00,69,00,63,00,72,00,6f,00,73,\
  00,6f,00,66,00,74,00,5c,00,57,00,69,00,6e,00,64,00,6f,00,77,00,73,00,5c,00,\
  52,00,65,00,63,00,65,00,6e,00,74,00,00,00
"SendTo"=hex(2):25,00,55,00,53,00,45,00,52,00,50,00,52,00,4f,00,46,00,49,00,4c,\
  00,45,00,25,00,5c,00,41,00,70,00,70,00,44,00,61,00,74,00,61,00,5c,00,52,00,\
  6f,00,61,00,6d,00,69,00,6e,00,67,00,5c,00,4d,00,69,00,63,00,72,00,6f,00,73,\
  00,6f,00,66,00,74,00,5c,00,57,00,69,00,6e,00,64,00,6f,00,77,00,73,00,5c,00,\
  53,00,65,00,6e,00,64,00,54,00,6f,00,00,00
"Start Menu"=hex(2):25,00,55,00,53,00,45,00,52,00,50,00,52,00,4f,00,46,00,49,\
  00,4c,00,45,00,25,00,5c,00,41,00,70,00,70,00,44,00,61,00,74,00,61,00,5c,00,\
  52,00,6f,00,61,00,6d,00,69,00,6e,00,67,00,5c,00,4d,00,69,00,63,00,72,00,6f,\
  00,73,00,6f,00,66,00,74,00,5c,00,57,00,69,00,6e,00,64,00,6f,00,77,00,73,00,\
  5c,00,53,00,74,00,61,00,72,00,74,00,20,00,4d,00,65,00,6e,00,75,00,00,00
"Startup"=hex(2):25,00,55,00,53,00,45,00,52,00,50,00,52,00,4f,00,46,00,49,00,\
  4c,00,45,00,25,00,5c,00,41,00,70,00,70,00,44,00,61,00,74,00,61,00,5c,00,52,\
  00,6f,00,61,00,6d,00,69,00,6e,00,67,00,5c,00,4d,00,69,00,63,00,72,00,6f,00,\
  73,00,6f,00,66,00,74,00,5c,00,57,00,69,00,6e,00,64,00,6f,00,77,00,73,00,5c,\
  00,53,00,74,00,61,00,72,00,74,00,20,00,4d,00,65,00,6e,00,75,00,5c,00,50,00,\
  72,00,6f,00,67,00,72,00,61,00,6d,00,73,00,5c,00,53,00,74,00,61,00,72,00,74,\
  00,75,00,70,00,00,00
"Templates"=hex(2):25,00,55,00,53,00,45,00,52,00,50,00,52,00,4f,00,46,00,49,00,\
  4c,00,45,00,25,00,5c,00,41,00,70,00,70,00,44,00,61,00,74,00,61,00,5c,00,52,\
  00,6f,00,61,00,6d,00,69,00,6e,00,67,00,5c,00,4d,00,69,00,63,00,72,00,6f,00,\
  73,00,6f,00,66,00,74,00,5c,00,57,00,69,00,6e,00,64,00,6f,00,77,00,73,00,5c,\
  00,54,00,65,00,6d,00,70,00,6c,00,61,00,74,00,65,00,73,00,00,00
"{374DE290-123F-4565-9164-39C4925E467B}"=hex(2):25,00,55,00,53,00,45,00,52,00,\
  50,00,52,00,4f,00,46,00,49,00,4c,00,45,00,25,00,5c,00,44,00,6f,00,77,00,6e,\
  00,6c,00,6f,00,61,00,64,00,73,00,00,00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders]
"{F42EE2D3-909F-4907-8871-4C22FC0BF756}"=-
"{7D83EE9B-2244-4E70-B1F5-5393042AF1E4}"=-
"{A0C69A99-21C8-4671-8703-7934162FCF1D}"=-
"{0DDD015D-B06C-45D5-8C4C-F59713854639}"=-
"{35286a68-3c57-41a1-bbb1-0eae73d76c95}"=-
"{3B193882-D3AD-4EAB-965A-69829D1FB59F}"=-
"{AB5FB87B-7CE2-4F83-915D-550846C9537B}"=-
"{B7BEDE81-DF94-4682-A7D8-57A52620B86F}"=-


===== END reset SPECIAL FOLDER of CURRENT USER.reg ===============


Create with your notepad a file .reg and copy the following code

===== BEGIN reset SPECIAL FOLDER of PUBLIC USER.reg ===============

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders]
"Common AppData"=hex(2):25,00,50,00,72,00,6f,00,67,00,72,00,61,00,6d,00,44,00,\
  61,00,74,00,61,00,25,00,00,00
"Common Desktop"=hex(2):25,00,50,00,55,00,42,00,4c,00,49,00,43,00,25,00,5c,00,\
  44,00,65,00,73,00,6b,00,74,00,6f,00,70,00,00,00
"Common Documents"=hex(2):25,00,50,00,55,00,42,00,4c,00,49,00,43,00,25,00,5c,\
  00,44,00,6f,00,63,00,75,00,6d,00,65,00,6e,00,74,00,73,00,00,00
"Common Programs"=hex(2):25,00,50,00,72,00,6f,00,67,00,72,00,61,00,6d,00,44,00,\
  61,00,74,00,61,00,25,00,5c,00,4d,00,69,00,63,00,72,00,6f,00,73,00,6f,00,66,\
  00,74,00,5c,00,57,00,69,00,6e,00,64,00,6f,00,77,00,73,00,5c,00,53,00,74,00,\
  61,00,72,00,74,00,20,00,4d,00,65,00,6e,00,75,00,5c,00,50,00,72,00,6f,00,67,\
  00,72,00,61,00,6d,00,73,00,00,00
"Common Start Menu"=hex(2):25,00,50,00,72,00,6f,00,67,00,72,00,61,00,6d,00,44,\
  00,61,00,74,00,61,00,25,00,5c,00,4d,00,69,00,63,00,72,00,6f,00,73,00,6f,00,\
  66,00,74,00,5c,00,57,00,69,00,6e,00,64,00,6f,00,77,00,73,00,5c,00,53,00,74,\
  00,61,00,72,00,74,00,20,00,4d,00,65,00,6e,00,75,00,00,00
"Common Startup"=hex(2):25,00,50,00,72,00,6f,00,67,00,72,00,61,00,6d,00,44,00,\
  61,00,74,00,61,00,25,00,5c,00,4d,00,69,00,63,00,72,00,6f,00,73,00,6f,00,66,\
  00,74,00,5c,00,57,00,69,00,6e,00,64,00,6f,00,77,00,73,00,5c,00,53,00,74,00,\
  61,00,72,00,74,00,20,00,4d,00,65,00,6e,00,75,00,5c,00,50,00,72,00,6f,00,67,\
  00,72,00,61,00,6d,00,73,00,5c,00,53,00,74,00,61,00,72,00,74,00,75,00,70,00,\
  00,00
"Common Templates"=hex(2):25,00,50,00,72,00,6f,00,67,00,72,00,61,00,6d,00,44,\
  00,61,00,74,00,61,00,25,00,5c,00,4d,00,69,00,63,00,72,00,6f,00,73,00,6f,00,\
  66,00,74,00,5c,00,57,00,69,00,6e,00,64,00,6f,00,77,00,73,00,5c,00,54,00,65,\
  00,6d,00,70,00,6c,00,61,00,74,00,65,00,73,00,00,00
"CommonMusic"=hex(2):25,00,50,00,55,00,42,00,4c,00,49,00,43,00,25,00,5c,00,4d,\
  00,75,00,73,00,69,00,63,00,00,00
"CommonPictures"=hex(2):25,00,50,00,55,00,42,00,4c,00,49,00,43,00,25,00,5c,00,\
  50,00,69,00,63,00,74,00,75,00,72,00,65,00,73,00,00,00
"CommonVideo"=hex(2):25,00,50,00,55,00,42,00,4c,00,49,00,43,00,25,00,5c,00,56,\
  00,69,00,64,00,65,00,6f,00,73,00,00,00
"{3D644C9B-1FB8-4f30-9B45-F670235F79C0}"=hex(2):25,00,50,00,55,00,42,00,4c,00,\
  49,00,43,00,25,00,5c,00,44,00,6f,00,77,00,6e,00,6c,00,6f,00,61,00,64,00,73,\

  00,00,00

===== END reset SPECIAL FOLDER of PUBLIC USER.reg ===============

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